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Do you think Barack Obama has the necessary qualities to be President?

Discussion in 'GT Voting Booth' started by jnojr, Aug 28, 2008.

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  2. crsuribe

    crsuribe 10mm Auto

    Jul 3, 2010
    I don't understand why him and so many people who voted for him seem to want to turn America into Switzerland or Norway. This is a huge, wild land and their system would never work here. America is a unique country; there's no other like it in just about every way and needs to be thought of as such. You can't pretend to do things in America the way anybody else does them because things just don't work the same way over here.

    And really, he should be completely and primarily focused on the economy and keeping our country safe and nothing else, at least for now. People need jobs more than good/free health insurance. Sad but true.

  3. Flinger


    Nov 19, 2010
    SW Alabama
    No, no, no, a thousand times no! He never did and never will. His left wing ideology just wont allow him to be.
  4. Reb 56

    Reb 56

    Mar 12, 2007
    South Texas
    No how,no way the man is a socialist and that won't work here.
  5. tuf8seconds

    tuf8seconds TEXAS COWBOY

    Sep 1, 2010

    Last edited: Feb 5, 2011
  6. meshmdz

    meshmdz OBAMA 2012

    Mar 12, 2006
    Fort Knox, KY
    irrelevant inquiry. the fact is that He IS President and the vast majority of the electorate thought that he did and was qualified to be President. not to mention, the fact that many of his policies and moves in terms of foreign policy are not any different from Dubya. he has escalated troops here in afghanistan which is something he said he wouldnt do in the campaign. nevertheless, i support my commander in chief and have faith that we are attempting to do something of necessity here in this God-awful country.
  7. HandyMan Hugh

    HandyMan Hugh NRA Life Member

    May 17, 2002
    Hallstead, PA
    Thank you for your service to our country. I have to disagree with you on some points. IMO, NOBODY is fully qualified to step into the office of the presidency of this country. The job is way too complex. There is a lot of OJT for anyone elected to the position. IMO, Mr. Obama was elected as much by the left wing news media as by the voters. The mainstream media has become nothing but a propaganda machine for the far left politicians in America. IMO, the similarities in foreign policy moves are dictated by the situation and the rational thoughts and ideas of qualified subordinates, not by any inspiration on the part of either president. There were, IMO other people in the last election who brought more experience and more of the 'pre-requisites' to the table than Mr. Obama.

    I do agree that American troops in the middle east ARE trying to do good in what appears to be a God-forsaken part of the world. Thanks to you and your brothers and sisters-in-arms for your efforts and service to America.
  8. meshmdz

    meshmdz OBAMA 2012

    Mar 12, 2006
    Fort Knox, KY
    thank you for the kind words sir. im getting the experience here of a lifetime... leading soldiers is such an honor and very exciting. you make good points about Obama being president - no one is really "qualified," whatever that really means, to be President.. the office itself is a baptized by fire kind of OJT, as you mentioned. nevertheless, President Obama hasnt done anything as far as gun control legislation goes that would anger lawful gun owners like myself. in fact, quite the contrary. Obama lifted the federal ban for CCWers carrying their pieces into national forests and he has no re-enacted any gun control legislation that we had under clinton. people give the president a hard time and love to hate on him. i think, given the hand he inherited, i think he is doing OK. i think one of his flaws is that he tries to please every facet of the political machine... the truth is, you cant do that all the time. like with this DOMA - he is dancing around the issue on how he feels... he just needs to come out and say he supports the institution of marriage between man/woman - or he doesnt. i dont agree with everything he says or does, but I did vote for him and i will continue to support my Commander-in-Chief, be it Obama or anyone else.
  9. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

    Jan 11, 2011
    too close to philly
    no. not one . he is homogeneously unqualified in any way. he really doesn't have a clue. he is in so far over his head he may never see daylight again. as clueless about his job as the day is long.
  10. relayman


    Feb 5, 2011
    The deep South
    Sure . He does what he's told , and reads from the teleprompter fairly well .
  11. relayman


    Feb 5, 2011
    The deep South
    Not exactly . The majority of the electorate that turned out to vote ( sometimes more than once ) thought so . Just clearing that up .:supergrin:
  12. Glenriven


    Mar 16, 2011
    No, and he never will be.
  13. mattallamerican


    Feb 17, 2011
    he has never worked a day in his life. he was let in to college because of a quota system.he cant talk without a tellapromter. the most unqualified man ever to hold the job
  14. Thrill


    Mar 31, 2011
    The media thought he was,...
    I DID NOT!
  15. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    Apr 4, 2006
    I think he really represents the Chicago political machine, He is a crook.
  16. TangoFoxtrot

    TangoFoxtrot OIF 04-05

    Sep 10, 2008
    Nowhereville, USA
    Obama certainly has more intelligence and qualifications than George W.Bush, without a doubt!
  17. Lady Glock

    Lady Glock

    May 4, 2008
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:Just goes to prove, you can't FIX stupid!!!
  18. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

    Dec 17, 1998
    Roanoke, Virginia
    I think he is the most qualified president since FDR.:wavey:
  19. unclebob


    Oct 14, 2000
    Mary Esther FL

    If I didn’t know you I would think you were joking. Obama is not the solicitation to the problem he is the problem. Along with over ¾ of the people in Washington.
    Last edited: May 31, 2011
  20. sourdough44


    Jul 23, 2007
    Firm NO, but many don't care or understand. Yes he is a big part of the problem, along with his minions.